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GOVERNANCE, GLOBALIZATION, AND THE STATE
(Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 2010)
At the outset of the second decade of the twenty-first century, rural sociology in general, and agrifood studies in particular, are characterized by a growing interest in the analysis of “governance.” In many respects, ...
Corporate Chickens and Community Conflict in East Texas: Growers’ and Neighbors’ Views on the Impacts of Industrial Broiler Production
(Culture and Agriculture, 2005)
This paper employs a case study approach utilizing both historical and interview methods to investigate the community impacts of the industrialization and globalization of the broiler industry in East Texas. The rapid ...
The Southern Model of Broiler Production
(Culture and Agriculture, 2008)
This paper introduces the concept of the Southern Model of broiler production as the preferred organizational form in the global agrifood system. A synthesis of existing works on the broiler industry combined with new ...
Globalization, Broiler Production, and Community Controversy in East Texas
(Southern Rural Sociology, 2002)
The poultry industry was the first livestock commodity sector to adopt an industrial organizational model. In recent years the poultry industry has expanded beyond national boundaries into a globalized system of production. ...
GLOBALIZATION, TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS, THE STATE AND DEMOCRACY
(International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture, 2004)
In this article I argue that TNCs are the most powerful actors under globalization. Additionally, I contend that the contradictory relationship between TNCs and the state represents one of the most important aspects of ...
CONTESTED GLOBALIZATION OF THE AGRIFOOD SYSTEM: A MISSOURI SCHOOL ANALYSIS OF SANDERSON FARMS AND SEABOARD FARMS IN TEXAS
(Southern Rural Sociology, 2009)
The Missouri School of Agrifood Studies began with a focus on the power of agribusiness corporations in relation to quality of life of farmers and their related communities. The poultry industry was the first commodity ...